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CHINA IS LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR COVID-19 DAMAGE AND CLAIMS COULD BE IN THE TRILLIONS
warontherocks ^ | 23 Mar 20 | JAMES KRASKA

Posted on 03/25/2020 9:12:43 PM PDT by hapnHal

As the novel coronavirus incubated in Wuhan from mid-December to mid-January, the Chinese state made evidently intentional misrepresentations to its people concerning the outbreak, providing false assurances to the population preceding the approach of the Lunar New Year celebrations on Jan. 25.

In mid-December, an outbreak of a novel influenza-like illness was traced to workers and customers of the city’s Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, which contained exotic and wild animal species. On Dec. 26, multiple Chinese news outlets released reports of an anonymous laboratory technician who made a startling discovery: The sickness was caused by a new coronavirus that was 87 percent similar to SARS, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.Li Wenliang, an ophthalmologist at Wuhan Central Hospital, sounded the alarm in an online chatroom on Dec. 30.

That night, Wuhan public health authorities solicited information on the emergence of a “pneumonia of unclear cause,” but omitted Li’s discussion about SARS or a novel coronavirus. Li and other medical professionals who tried to disclose the emergence of the virus were suppressed or jailed by the regime. On Jan. 1, the state-run Xinhua News Agency warned, “The police call on all netizens to not fabricate rumors, not spread rumors, not believe rumors.” Four days after Li’s chatroom discussion, officers of the Public Security Bureau forced him to sign a letter acknowledging he had made “false comments,” and that his revelations had “severely disturbed the social order.”

Li, who has become something of an underground folk hero in China against chicanery by state officials, ultimately died of the disease. China silenced other doctors raising the alarm, minimizing the danger to the public even as they were bewildered and overwhelmed. State media suppressed information about the virus.

Although authorities closed the Wuhan “wet market” at the epicenter of the contagion, they did not take further steps to stop the wildlife trade.

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1 posted on 03/25/2020 9:12:43 PM PDT by hapnHal
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To: hapnHal

Relief bailout SOLUTION for America

PRESIDENT TRUMP “SEND CHINA A BILL FOR COVID-19 REPARATIONS”


2 posted on 03/25/2020 9:14:12 PM PDT by hapnHal
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To: hapnHal

bookmark


3 posted on 03/25/2020 9:15:22 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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Like they’re really gonna pay.


4 posted on 03/25/2020 9:18:19 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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Would recommend recovery of the amounts owing through two direct mechanisms, landing fees for Chinese aircraft, and a 10 to 20 per cent tariff on imported goods. They would have to come up with part of each levy to stay competitive, or in the case of the aircraft landing fee, wealthy Chinese would be paying on behalf of their commie government.

Taking them to court would take a long time and might never result in any payments within five or even ten years, if at all. So I would go for it more directly and immediately.


5 posted on 03/25/2020 9:18:44 PM PDT by Peter ODonnell ("These measures are voluntary, unless you choose to do otherwise. Then we can enforce them." (okay))
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To: hapnHal

Dr. Li Wenliang…hero.
Don’t forget his name. He’s like the guy who stood in front of the tank at Tianamen Square.


6 posted on 03/25/2020 9:19:20 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt
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CHINA IS LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR COVID-19 DAMAGE AND CLAIMS COULD BE IN THE TRILLIONS

Yea, they'll get right on that.

#ChineseChecksInTheMail


7 posted on 03/25/2020 9:20:36 PM PDT by bagster ("Even bad men love their mamas".)
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and if Canada did not enact the same provisions, or even if they do, extend the entry fee to land borders to prevent circumvention by landing in Canada or flying in from Europe or other countries.


8 posted on 03/25/2020 9:20:38 PM PDT by Peter ODonnell ("These measures are voluntary, unless you choose to do otherwise. Then we can enforce them." (okay))
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Made In America, folks

The price for China’s cheaply-made goods has proven very expensive


9 posted on 03/25/2020 9:22:13 PM PDT by nevermorelenore ( If My people will pray ....)
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“Like they’re really gonna pay.”

No they won’t. So stop all trade with China and ban all travel from China.


10 posted on 03/25/2020 9:23:09 PM PDT by Revel
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To: hapnHal

That sounds like the kind of endless, aimless, budget-free legal hunt that Atty.Gen. Barr would love to be assigned to.
“Pick me! Pick me, Mr. President!!!”


11 posted on 03/25/2020 9:24:15 PM PDT by lee martell
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Unfortunately, China holds the debt reigns.


12 posted on 03/25/2020 9:26:59 PM PDT by fwdude (Poverty is nearly always a mindset, which can’t be cured by cash)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Like they are going to pay?
China holds over $1 trillion in U.S. debt
Sock it to them. China also has a lot of holdings in America


13 posted on 03/25/2020 9:29:53 PM PDT by hapnHal
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Yippee !

So we’re waiting for Hillary to be held accountable, the Deep State to be taken down, the Durham indictments, flying rainbow unicorns and now the China Virus settlement.

You ask when ?

My astrologer says it all happens on the same day, when the rings of Saturn conjunct with Uranus.

The only bad news is there’s a popcorn shortage til after your dead


14 posted on 03/25/2020 9:33:13 PM PDT by jcon40 (The other post before yours really nails it for me. IOr keep people from / PC ing in ver and alway)
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My astrologer says it all happens on the same day, when the rings of Saturn conjunct with Uranus.

Tell us more about Uranus, O ye of little faith.


15 posted on 03/25/2020 9:36:32 PM PDT by bagster ("Even bad men love their mamas".)
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Can we send thie blog guy over to collect?


16 posted on 03/25/2020 9:36:50 PM PDT by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust the Plan.)
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#ChineseChecksInTheMail

I got one. An hour later I wanted another one!


17 posted on 03/25/2020 9:37:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (MAGA - 16 more years! - KAG)
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To: hapnHal

Lets get basic folks. The Han Chicom roaches are what they are - xenophobic to the bone and total parasites. Their unprovoked Wuhan bioweapon attack establishes beyond any doubt that they are insane and hence very, very dangerous. By no means should they be allowed to continue to steal our technology. Any further assaults against us should trigger extremely disproportionate responses. They are amazingly vulnerable on a number of fronts. Food, fiber, and energy are obvious examples. Disengaging our ‘supply chain’ from their economy is another. And after they have paid us full recompense for the damages stemming from the Wuhan virus attack, they should be put on notice that should they attack us in any way or engage in any sort of preparations for warlike action, Three Gorges Dam will be destroyed, for openers.


18 posted on 03/25/2020 9:40:52 PM PDT by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Not pay? He he. All the Treasury bonds they have, just debit from that.


19 posted on 03/25/2020 9:41:28 PM PDT by SandwicheGuy (*The butter acts as a lubricant and speeds up the CPU)
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To: hapnHal

good luck collecting.


20 posted on 03/25/2020 9:42:17 PM PDT by Drango (1776 = 2020)
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